ESSAYS ON DELAYED RECOGNITION




 
Premature Discovery or Delayed Recognition -- Why?
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v4p488y1979-80.pdf
 
Delayed Recognition in Scientific Discovery: Citation Frequency Analysis Aids the Search for Case Histories
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v12p154y1989.pdf

More Delayed Recognition. Part 1. Examples from the Genetics of Color Blindness, the Entropy of Short-Term Memory, Phosphoinositides, and Polymer Rheology
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v12p264y1989.pdf
 
More Delayed Recognition. Part 2. From Inhibin to Scanning Electron Microscopy
http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v13p068y1990.pdf

Glanzel W. and Garfield E. "The Myth of Delayed Recognition -Citation analysis demonstrates that premature discovery, while rare, does occur: Nearly all significant research is normally cited soon after publication" The Scientist 18(11): 8-8  June 7 2004
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